A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
Apart from tourism, tea is the biggest industrial activity in India.
Tea was created more than 5000 years ago in China.
By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.
The first book about tea was written by Lu Yu in 800 A.D
96% of all cups of tea drunk daily in the UK are brewed from tea bags.